# A recipe calls for #1/4# cup of sugar when being made for 4 people. How much sugar is needed if the recipe is adjusted to feed 7 people?

##### 1 Answer

Jan 13, 2017

#### Explanation:

We can use a ratio to find the answer. We can relate the original recipe in the numerators (4 people and

To make things easy, I'll drop the units:

We can now cross multiply to find